Psychological drama about the guilt that never-caught murderers carry with them, and how this guilt works its way through the entire family.
Valid XHTML 1.0 transcription using very little valid CSS 2.1 of the public domain book at [http://www.archive.org/details/oldpeoplethingst00coupuoft] by me, Branko Collin. I set out to make a readable HTML version, not a correct transcription. Many errors, notably so-called "scannos" have been left in. Please see the transcription notes at the end of the file to find out what I did and did not do to this text.
Scans of the original publication were republished by the Internet Archive at [http://www.archive.org/details/oldpeoplethingst00coupuoft]. This HTML transcription by Branko Collin. "Sweat of the brow" does not create a copyright in the least unenlightened jurisdictions. Persons from all other jurisdictions should treat this text as if they have the broadest possible license from me. Original text published in 1919 by Louis Couperus, author (born 10 June 1863 The Hague; died 16 July 1923 Rheden) , and Alexander Teixeira de Mattos, translator (born 9 April 1865 Amsterdam; died 5 December 1921).